In the letter Coffee, who is Surveyor General of the northern section of the Mississippi Territory, carefully describes his proposed boundary lines between the United States and the Indian lands; he subtly reproves his fellow commissioners, who...
In the letter Gaines expresses concerns he and Colonel William Barnett have setting the boundary lines between the United States and Indian land, as outlined in the Treaty of Fort Jackson: "Colonel Barnett and myself had set out with a view to...
The commissioners discuss the towns through which they traveled; the points marked on the proposed boundary line; and the landscape in northeastern Alabama and northwestern Georgia. They also refer to the conflict between themselves and the...
Both men served on the Georgia-Alabama Survey Commission; Lewis represented Alabama, and Blount represented Georgia. In the letter Blount reports that the commissioners have "clos'd the boundary line." He describes specific points along the line,...
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